5 Geeky Pies to Celebrate National Pie Day

5 Geeky Pies to Celebrate National Pie Day

Happy National Pie Day!

I’ll be honest, I’ve always celebrated dessert pies on Pi Day (March 14) — shame on me! Pies deserve their own day, and that day is today, January 23.

I love a good pie as much as the next gal — we even served pie at our wedding! But this year, I’ve fallen in love with the trend to decorate the crust. How?
Just cut a couple shapes or designs out of extra crust using cookie or pie cutters, use cinnamon to add a pattern or design to the top, or even cut and shape a dimensional design out of the crust. The possibilities are endless! And while I am by NO MEANS a pie baking expert, I have had fun baking some new geek eats and learning tips, tricks, and finding inspirations from the Pie Goddess, also known as @ThePieous on Instagram. You MUST check out her amazing creations.

If you’re in a baking mood, celebrate the day by trying out one of my geeky pies.

1 — Star Wars Death Star Pie

That’s no moon… Find the template to make your own Death Star pie, and wow your friends with your pie baking Jedi powers.

2 — Captain America Mini Apple Pies

If you’ve been watching along for the Marvel Movie Marathon to prepare for Avengers: Endgame (you should be!), then this is the perfect treat for your Captain America movie night. Bonus — mini pies make everything cuter.

3 — Game of Thrones House Targaryen Pie

All you need to make this lovely Mother of Dragons pie is a stencil, a bit of cinnamon, and egg wash. Time to get baking — for the throne, of course.

4 — Hogwarts Pie Pops

No one said pie had to be eaten with a fork? Take your magical pie on the go with Harry Potter pie pops!

5 — Captain Marvel Pie

This pie is HIGHER, FURTHER, FASTER than any you’ve tasted before. Find the stencils and instructions to bake your own here. Bonus — this one is super easy!

What fandom should I decorate a pie for next? Share your ideas in the comments!

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12 Comments

  1. thegrowingcreatives
    January 23, 2019 / 11:20 am

    There’s a separate pie day besides Pi day?! This is amazing!! Pie is my absolute favorite. Now I will celebrate it twice 🙂

    • monicamiller58
      Author
      February 1, 2019 / 10:38 am

      Right?! I’m still planning bake and eat pie on Pi Day, too!

  2. January 23, 2019 / 3:01 pm

    Happy National Pie Day! I love decorative pies too.

    • monicamiller58
      Author
      February 1, 2019 / 10:39 am

      Thanks! Hoping to celebrate on Pi Day too!

  3. Becky Ginther
    January 23, 2019 / 5:11 pm

    You make the best pies!

    • monicamiller58
      Author
      February 1, 2019 / 10:39 am

      THANK YOU! Best compliment ever. 🙂

  4. January 23, 2019 / 8:50 pm

    These are so freaking cute! I love the pie pops for Harry Potter. Happy Pie Day 😉

    • monicamiller58
      Author
      February 1, 2019 / 10:40 am

      Thanks! Who doesn’t love pie on a stick? 🙂

    • monicamiller58
      Author
      February 1, 2019 / 10:40 am

      Thanks girl! I’m hoping to share a couple new pie ideas in the near future — stay tuned!

  5. January 24, 2019 / 8:55 pm

    Harry Potter. Always HP! Those pie pops are adorable.

    • monicamiller58
      Author
      February 1, 2019 / 10:41 am

      Thanks! I’m just happy I found another use for my cookie cutters! I’ll have to try more pie pops in the future.

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